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Monthly Archives: March 2017
Does This Make Sense?
Some of my favorite questions to ask in class involve drawing up some sort of a mathematical model for my students and asking: does this make sense? Whether matching curves to the heating and cooling laws of my morning coffee, … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Biomath Tagged Dan Meyer, Mathematical Modeling, modeling 1 Comment
Adding to the Faces of Mathematics on Wikipedia
For better or for worse, Wikipedia is the first place most people look when they want to learn about someone or something online. I don’t use Wikipedia as my sole source for important facts, but it’s a great first stop … Continue reading
Posted in people in math Tagged black mathematicians, wikipedia, women in science, womeninSTEM 2 Comments
Diversify Your Blogfolio
It’s March. As the sun sets on black history month and rises on women’s history month, I feel inclined, as I do every March, to draw attention to some of the great women who blog about math as well as … Continue reading
Posted in Issues in Higher Education, women in math Tagged Diversity, Evelyn Lamb, Frances Su, inclusion/exclusion, Piper Harron, Roots of Unity, Women In Math Comments Off on Diversify Your Blogfolio